US rejects UK request for extradition of diplomat’s wife
Anna Sacoolas behind the wheel in crash that killed British teen in Northamptonshire last year.× Copy URL Briton Harry Dunn, 19, died last August when his motorbike collided with a car driven by Anna Sacoolas, the wife of a diplomat, on the wrong side of the road near an airbase in Northamptonshire, central England. – Facebook pic, January 24, 2020. THE US has rejected a request by the UK government to extradite the wife of a diplomat who was involved in a car crash that killed a teenager, said Britain today. The case of Anna Sacoolas, 42, has been a thorn in London’s close relations with Washington, stirring up debate over the limits of diplomatic immunity in cases unrelated to national security. Effective July 2018, access to full reports will only be available with a subscription. Sign-up now and enjoy one (1) week free access! Read more: TheMalaysianInsight
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